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American English: /ɡrænt/
British English: /ɡrɑːnt/

Translation of grant in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    God grant him eternal peace [literary]
    Dios lo tenga en su gloria
    Example sentences
    • When asked for permission to reproduce a work she granted the request and refused payment.
    • Accordingly, whether to grant a relocation request is not a decision courts make lightly.
    • Near the end of the first semester, I requested and was granted permission to open a school store.
    he was granted permission
    se le concedió permiso
    Example sentences
    • However, Article 10 does not in itself grant a right of asylum or a right for an alien to stay in a given country.
    • Can powers granted by an enabling Act only be enlarged or modified by express words of authorisation?
    • The court ruled that international law does not grant the right of individuals to seek war damages from a state.
  • 2 (admit)to grant (somebody) thatI grant that the plan is a good one
    reconozco que es un buen plan
    he has talent, I'll grant you that
    tiene talento, eso no te lo discuto
    Example sentences
    • Okay, that may be true Simon granted him, but he might be gay and he thought that London was an extraordinary example of feminine beauty.
    • I did have time to think ‘oh no’ (very useful, I grant you) and turn to follow her progress.
    • Especially since it's true (only an added benefit these days, I grant you.)
  • 3
    also: granted past participle
    3.1 (admittedly) granted, it's very expensive, but … to take something for granted
    dar algo por sentado or por descontado
    don't take her support for granted
    no des por sentado or por descontado que te ( or nos etc. ) va a apoyar
    he realized he'd taken her for granted
    se dio cuenta de que no había sabido valorarla
    3.2 (assuming) granted that it all goes according to plan …
    suponiendo que todo salga de acuerdo con lo previsto …
    granted his cooperation, success seems assured
    si contamos con su colaboración, el éxito está asegurado


  • 2 (granting)
    Example sentences
    • This would, therefore, keep issues such as grant of visas and immigration policies very much alive in the days to come.
    • In their dissenting note both the members had stated that the committee did not have the power to go into the question of grant or refusal of minority statues to anyone.
    • By the late Sixties, corruption spread to more areas of administration, particularly large projects and grant of permits, licences and quotas.
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